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Japan's gaming market is a world apart

The latest version of blockbuster videogame Grand Theft Auto may have stoked a worldwide buying frenzy, but the ultra-violent offering is likely to be a minnow in Japan's vast gaming market.

dateSep 22, 2013 in Software
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US video game retail sales fall 25 percent in May

U.S. retail sales of video games, hardware and accessories declined 25 percent in May as demand for aging game consoles continued to fade and fewer new games launched compared with last year, according to market researcher ...

dateJun 18, 2013 in Business
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Mobile shines in exploding world of games

The booming popularity of play on smartphones or tablet computers in a realm once dominated by videogame consoles was a hot theme at the major Game Developers Conference that ended on Friday.

dateMar 30, 2013 in Software
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"Halo" videogame aims for launch-day glory

Blockbuster videogame "Halo" on Tuesday took on new life with the release of a sequel so hotly anticipated that launch day revenue was expected to eclipse anything seen in the industry this year.

dateNov 06, 2012 in Software
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